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Techniques for working more effectively

Creatives Group

17 September 2015

We all know that working in a busy comms environment can be stressful and exhausting at times.

Through a range of short presentations this afternoon shared top tips, techniques and ideas for delegates to take back to the office and make their working lives a whole lot easier.

Useful guides

Working with agencies: How to be a smart client

One voice: a Best Practice Guide to integrated communications


Time management techniques
Eleanor Stanley, freelance writer and editor

Creating an effective comms project approach
Fay Kendall, external relations co-ordinator, Parkinson’s UK

Producing efficient briefs for freelancers and agencies
Navdeep Sidhu, marketing and communications manager, The Health Foundation

Good cross-organisational working
Mike Thiedke, director of public engagement, Plan UK

Prioritising self-care in a busy not-for-profit environment
Hannah Massarella CPCC, Certified Professional Co-Active Coach

Further reading:

Self-Development Is Not a Luxury, It’s Our Responsibility article on the Huffington Post

Happiness = productivity video on YouTube

The Gremlin Taming Institute

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